Harun al-Rashid

Harun al-Rashid

32 Episodes

Harun al-Rashid was the fifth Abbasid Caliph and was given the title "al-Rashid" the "just" or "rightly guided". He ruled from 786 to 809, during the peak of the Islamic Golden Age. This drama series follows Harun al-Rashid's life and career from the moment his older brother, Caliph al-Hadi, decides to make his own son the Crown Prince instead of Harun.

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Harun al-Rashid
  • Harun al-Rashid | Episode 25

    Episode 25

    Ja'far fails to subjugate Yahya Al-Talebi to the Abbasid caliphate, and Harun Al-Rashid consults his men about the matter. The Barmakids at the palace get spied on for fear they might cause segregation.

  • Harun al-Rashid | Episode 26

    Episode 26

    Zubaida manages to solve the riddle. Harun Al-Rashid asks Leith to inform him of the news about all parties.

  • Harun al-Rashid | Episode 27

    Episode 27

    Harun Al-Rashid prepares to marry off Al-Mahdia. Leith informs Harun Al-Rashid that the Barmakids are about to launch their attack, and Al-Rashid asks him to spread the news at the palace.

  • Harun al-Rashid | Episode 28

    Episode 28

    Harun Al-Rashid rallies his armies and motivates them to defend the city of Baghdad. People sense a growing conflict that might turn into a conflict between Al-Rashid and the Barmakids. Harun sets his harem concubine Diaa free.

  • Harun al-Rashid | Episode 29

    A conflict between Ja'far and Al-Abbasah arises. Harun al-Rashid gives his orders for Al-Talebi to be imprisoned. Ja'far intends to overthrow Harun and bring Al-Ma'mun to the throne.

  • Harun al-Rashid | Episode 30

    Harun Al-Rashid discusses with Al-Abbasah the matter of wedding her to Ja'far Al-Barmaki. A decree is issued to replace all the Barmakids working in the palace with those loyal to Harun.

  • Harun al-Rashid | Episode 31

    The news of Hassan's death leaves everyone devastated. Harun urges his men to defeat the leaders of the Barmakids. Ahmad sells his ring to liberate Sirin.

  • Harun al-Rashid | Episode 32

    Episode 32

    Aba Hashem thwarts an attempt to assassinate Harun Al-Rashid with a poisonous dagger. Yahya Al-Barmaki is arrested, and orders are given to execute Ja'far Al-Barmaki.